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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Envelope
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 Envelope addressed to M. B. Nickel, Chief of Industrial Division of Panama Canal Zone. Return address is Canal Zone Government, Panama Canal Company, Balboa Heights, Canal Zone. The envelope contained photographs that are now placed in individual folders in Series 1.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Cristobal
8/20/1907

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Dry Dock at Cristobal after reconstruction, August 20th, 1907."

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Cristobal
6/1910

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Atlantic Terminal - Cristobal Dry Dock Entrance Basin - June 1910."

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Balboa
11/11/1911

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Proposed Site of Dry Dock, Shops, and Commercial Docks at Balboa. - November 11, 1911."



Box: 1 Fold: 5 Balboa
3/18/1914

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Excavation, Dry Dock No 1, looking west, towards cofferdam. Mar. 18, 1914."

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Balboa
6/26/1914

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Condition of south wall of Dry Dock #1 after excavation by steam shovels to ele. - 40. Slope taken is that of natural dip of rock. June 26, 1914."

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Balboa
6/30/1914

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. General view, looking east, showing site of Dry Docks, Entrance basin and coal plant. June 30, 1914."

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Balboa
8/1/1914

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. General view of Dry Dock #1, looking west, All shovels at grade. Aug. 1, 1914."

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Balboa
8/5/1914

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. General from Sosa Hill, looking west, showing Dry Docks, Coal Pits and entrance basin. Aug. 5, 1914."

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Balboa
9/19/1914

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Dry Dock #1. One month after commencing concrete work on south wall. Sept. 19, 1914."

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Balboa
10/3/1914

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Dry Dock #1, showing excavation nearly completed and progress of concrete work on south wall. Oct. 3, 1914."

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Balboa
1/6/1915

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Dry Dock #1. Reinforcement in and around cross culverts at the west end. Jan. 6, 1915."

Box: 1 Fold: 13 Balboa
1/6/1915

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Dry Dock #1. Reinforcing rails and anchor rails in vicinity of suction chamber of south wall. Jan. 6, 1915."

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Balboa
2/23/1915

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Dry Dock No. 1. Forms for flooding colverts, showing also reinforcing rails. Feb. 23, 1915."

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Balboa
3/29/1915

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Dry Dock No 1. Reinforcing around the suction chamber. Mch. 29, 1915."

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Balboa
2/23/1915

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Looking along Unloader wharf at west end of Dry Dock No. 1. Feb. 23, 1915."

Box: 1 Fold: 17 Balboa
3/29/1915

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Dry Dock No1 Grouting rock under pressure and grouting anchorage rails under caisson sill. Mch. 29, 1915.

Box: 1 Fold: 18 Balboa
4/15/1915

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Dry Dock No.1. General view, looking west from head wall. April 15, 1915."

Box: 1 Fold: 19 Balboa
4/16/1915

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Dry Dock No. 1. General view from Sosa Hill, showing west section of shops area. April 16, 1915."

Box: 1 Fold: 20 Balboa
5/5/1915

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Dry Dock No. 1. View from cofferdam, looking east. May 5, 1915."

Box: 1 Fold: 21 Balboa
6/21/1915

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Dry Dock No. 1. Construction of North Mitre Gate. Placing bottom girder. 2 o'clock p.m. June 21, 1915."

Box: 1 Fold: 22 Balboa
9/30/1915

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Dry Dock #1. General view from Coaling plant. Placing concrete apron in front of entrance. Sept. 30, 1915."

Box: 1 Fold: 23 Balboa
12/13/1915

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Dry Dock#1. Bottom of pump well before pump foundations and pumps were installed. Dec. 13, 1915."

Box: 1 Fold: 24 Concrete Pontoons
1/22/1916

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Construction of reinforced concrete pontoons. Erection of reinforcing. Jan. 22, 1916."

Box: 1 Fold: 25 Concrete Pontoons
3/1/1916

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Reinforced concrete pontoons. Reinforcing for decking, and showing interior walls. Mch. 1, 1916."

Box: 1 Fold: 26 Concrete Pontoons
3/14/1916

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Reinforced concrete pontoons under construction in Dry Dock #1. Mch 14, 1916."

Box: 1 Fold: 27 Balboa
3/20/1916

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. The protection dike for Dry Dock # 1. Looking west from unloader wharf. Mch 20, 1916."

Box: 1 Fold: 28 Concrete Pontoons
2/2/1916

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Reinforced concrete pontoons. Detail of reinforcement pontoon No. 2 - Feb. 2, 1916."

Box: 1 Fold: 29 Balboa
3/29/1915

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Dry Dock No1. View of floor slab placed on rock foundation. Mch 29, 1915."

Box: 1 Fold: 30 Concrete Pontoons
3/21/1916

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Reinforced concrete pontoons. Looking west from head of dry dock #1. Mch. 21, 1916."

Box: 1 Fold: 31 Balboa
3/31/1916

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Dry Dock #1. General view from Sosa Hill. Steel erected for building #29, pumping plant and air compressor ... Panama R.R. tracks in permanent location in foreground .... Mch. 31, 1916."

Box: 1 Fold: 32 Balboa
4/4/1916

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Entrance to Dry Dock #1 before flooding. April 4, 1916."

Box: 1 Fold: 33 Balboa
4/4/1916

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Entrance to dry dock #1 before flooding. April 4, 1916."

Box: 1 Fold: 34 Balboa
4/19/1916

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. Dry dock #1 and entrance basin from the dike. April 19, 1916."

Box: 1 Fold: 35 Balboa
8/25/1916

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Balboa Terminals. First merchant vessel in dry dock #1. Balboa, C.Z. Aug. 25, 1916."

Box: 1 Fold: 36 Pacific Terminals
5/1917

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Pacific Terminals. General view of dry dock #1 from Sosa Hill. May 1917."

Box: 1 Fold: 37 Atlantic Terminal
12/1918

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Atlantic Terminal. Looking South from coaling station, showing French canal and entrance to dry dock."

Box: 1 Fold: 38 Cristobal
1/1922

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Cristobal drydock. January, 1922."

Box: 1 Fold: 39 dredging
3/24/1931

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "The Panama Canal. Dredging Division activities: 250-ton crane 'Hercules' launching hulls of ferry boats 'President Roosevelt' and 'Presidente Amador' at drydock, Balboa, for the Mechanical Division. Weight of each hull 170 tons. March 24, 1931."

Box: 1 Fold: 40 Cristobal
6/6/1933

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "The Panama Canal. Cristobal drydock construction. View from head of drydock of track support structure on north side. June 6, 1933."

Box: 1 Fold: 41 Cristobal
7/26/1933

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "The Panama Canal. Cristobal dry dock construction. View of south retaining wall, looking south. July 26, 1933."

Box: 1 Fold: 42 Balboa
9/1938

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "The Panama Canal - Post Office, Balboa, C.Z. September 1938."

Box: 1 Fold: 43 crane
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated photograph of a Panama Canal crane.

Box: 1 Fold: 44 Seal of Panama Canal Zone
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph: "Seal of the Canal Zone Isthmus of Panama."

Box: 1 Fold: 45 "Hugh Rodman"
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated photograph of the tug boat the "Hugh Rodman," Panama Canal.

Box: 1 Fold: 46 boats
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated photograph of boats in the Panama Canal.

Box: 1 Fold: 47 boats
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated photograph of boats in dock.

Box: 1 Fold: 48 boats
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated photograph of boats presumably near Panama.

Box: 1 Fold: 49 boat
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated photograph of the front end of an unidentified boat.

Box: 1 Fold: 50 Map of Panama
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 postcard: Map of the Republic of Panama. The postcards in this series came from a scrapbook with the name Nellree Berger in it.

Box: 1 Fold: 51 RMS Queen Elizabeth and SS United States
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): R.M.S. Queen Elizabeth and S.S. United States, two of the world's largest tourist liners, docked at Cristobal Harbor, at the same time.

Box: 1 Fold: 52 Cristobal
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Entrance to Pier Area, Cristobal, Canal Zone. Terminals Building is on the left and Customs Station on the right."

Box: 1 Fold: 53 Colon
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Bolivar Avenue, Colon, Republic of Panama. At left, the YMCA-USO and Masonic Temple Buildings, Cristobal, Canal Zone, at right, business houses of Colon."

Box: 1 Fold: 54 Cristobal
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Old Cristobal Commissary, before demolition, was located at the end of 'Front Street,' the corner of which forms one of the boundaries between Colon and Cristobal. The area is now a parking lot."

Box: 1 Fold: 55 Cristobal
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "View of Cristobal, Canal Zone (Old Cristobal) - where Steamship Agencies are located. They handle overseas shipping through this great Port."

Box: 1 Fold: 56 Colon
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "The Famous Front Street, Colon, with Shops and Bazaars of every nationality. Merchandise from all parts of the world is sold here."

Box: 1 Fold: 57 Cristobal
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Looking across to Cristobal Harbor, dreaming of far away places the ships will go after they leave this area."

Box: 1 Fold: 58 Colon
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Palm-lined Promenades, Atlantic Coast, Colon - near The Washington Hotel."

Box: 1 Fold: 59 Colon
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Washington Hotel, Colon, Republic of Panama, facing the Atlantic Ocean near the entrance to the Panama Canal."

Box: 1 Fold: 60 Colon
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Christ Church, By-the-Sea, Colon, is the oldest Episcopal Church in Central America. Built by the Panama Railroad Company in 1864."

Box: 1 Fold: 61 Colon
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "'Parque Cinco de Noviembre' (5th of November) is named for Colon's Independence Day."

Box: 1 Fold: 62 Colon
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Central Avenue, Colon, Republic of Panama. The Statue is of Christopher Columbus."

Box: 1 Fold: 63 Fort San Lorenzo
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Fort San Lorenzo, located at the mouth of the Chagres River, Atlantic Coast. Built about 1575, captured by Morgan in 1671, destroyed - rebuilt by Spaniards."

Box: 1 Fold: 64 Fort San Lorenzo
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Ruins of Fort San Lorenzo, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean."

Box: 1 Fold: 65 Gatun Locks
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Gatun Locks, showing the new type 'mule' (Towing Locomotive)."

Box: 1 Fold: 66 Gatun Locks
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Gatun Locks, north entrance to the Panama Canal, as seen from the Control House, looking toward the Cristobal Harbor."

Box: 1 Fold: 67 Gatun Locks
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Aerial View of Gatun Locks and the entrance to the Canal. Ships are raised 85 feet in three steps through these locks before entering Gatun Lake."

Box: 1 Fold: 68 Gatun Locks
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Gatun Locks, looking toward Gatun Lake - south. (Gatun Lake and Gaillard Cut are approximately 85 feet above Sea Level.)"

Box: 1 Fold: 69 Fort Gulick
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Headquarters United States Army School of the Americas, Fort Gulick, Canal Zone."

Box: 1 Fold: 70 Colon
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Entrance to the Refineria Panama, S.A., large oil refinery in Las Minas Bay, Province of Colon, R.P. A power plant nearby uses fuel from the refinery providing a source of electric power for Panama."

Box: 1 Fold: 71 Gamboa
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Panama Canal - Passing near Gamboa - inland town in the Canal Zone. The river and bridge at right is the Chagres River - coming into the Canal."

Box: 1 Fold: 72 Madden Dam
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Madden Dam, completed in 1935, stands 220 feet high, and is an integral part of the Canal. The production of hydroelectric power is a secondary function. After the water goes through the power-generating turbines, it flows eventually into Gatun Lake for lake level control."

Box: 1 Fold: 73 Gaillard Cut
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Ship passing near the north end of Gaillard Cut, Panama Canal."

Box: 1 Fold: 74 Gaillard Cut
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Gaillard Cut - before channel was widened from 300 feet to 500 feet."

Box: 1 Fold: 75 Gaillard Cut
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Gaillard Cut (after widening) showing Contractor's Hill Overlook (park on top of hill).

Box: 1 Fold: 76 Gaillard Cut
1969

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Gaillard Cut, formerly called Culebra, is the section of the Canal through the Mountain Range."

Box: 1 Fold: 77 Madden Dam Road
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Madden Dam Road, traversing the Canal Zone though the beautiful green Forest Preserve."

Box: 1 Fold: 78 Madden Dam Road
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Old Cannon of Colonial Times on Las Cruces Trail and Madden Dam Road, Forest Preserve, Canal Zone."

Box: 1 Fold: 79 Summit Gardens
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Summit Gardens, a real tropical paradise - near the Canal (Gaillard Cut). Plants, trees, and flowers from all over the world are here."

Box: 1 Fold: 80 Paraiso
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "South end of Gaillard Cut near the town of Paraiso, Canal Zone."

Box: 1 Fold: 81 Pedro Miguel Locks
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Pedro Miguel Locks, one step of the Pacific Locks."

Box: 1 Fold: 82 Pedro Miguel Locks
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Inching through the chamber of Pedro Miguel Locks, the ship is skillfully guided by electric towing locomotives (mules)."

Box: 1 Fold: 83 Pedro Miguel Locks
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Pedro Miguel Locks with the town of Pedro Miguel in the background. This town is now a housing area for some of the Non-US Citizens employed in the Canal Zone."

Box: 1 Fold: 84 Miraflores Lake
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Miraflores Lake with Pedro Miguel Locks in the background. A Panama Railroad Train, with Diesel Engine, is making the Trans-Isthmian trip."

Box: 1 Fold: 85 Fort Clayton
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Near Fort Clayton, Canal Zone, and approaching Miraflores Locks at the north end."

Box: 1 Fold: 86 Fort Clayton
1969

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): Fort Clayton, Canal Zone (U.S. Army).

Box: 1 Fold: 87 Miraflores Locks
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "North view of Miraflores Locks, looking across Miraflores Lake toward Pedro Miguel."

Box: 1 Fold: 88 Miraflores Locks
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Miraflores Locks, showing the Spillway, Water and Laboratories Plant (for Water System), and Miraflores Power Plant before the installation of the Steam Turbine-Generator."

Box: 1 Fold: 89 Miraflores Locks
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Miraflores Locks. At far right is the Miraflores Power Plant which houses the new Steam Turbine-Generator for additional Power and for the Power System."

Box: 1 Fold: 90 Miraflores Locks
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Miraflores Locks at night."

Box: 1 Fold: 91 Lock Gates
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Lock gates are steel structures 65 feet wide, 80 feet tall, and 7 feet thick. Opened or closed in two minutes, they are operated by a gear arrangement driven by a 40-horsepower motor."

Box: 1 Fold: 92 Locks
1969

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Each lock chamber holds 8,880,000 cubic feet and about 26 million gallons of water. The chamber is 1,000 feet long, and 110 feet wide, and 70 feet deep."

Box: 1 Fold: 93 Miraflores Locks
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "South view of Miraflores Locks, looking south toward Balboa. Note the old and new type 'mules' in this picture."

Box: 1 Fold: 94 Morgan's Gardens
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Morgan's Gardens - showing a Bohio."

Box: 1 Fold: 95 Corozal
1969

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Army Commissary (Supermarket of the Armed Forces, Pacific Side), Corozal, Canal Zone."

Box: 1 Fold: 96 Balboa Harbor
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Balboa Harbor, Canal Zone, where ships enter Canal or stop at Piers."

Box: 1 Fold: 97 Balboa Basin
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Balboa Basin with Rodman Naval Base in the background."

Box: 1 Fold: 98 Thatcher Ferry Bridge
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "The Thatcher Ferry Bridge (Bridge of the Americas) across the Panama Canal at Balboa, is 6200 feet long and is 200 feet above sea-level, a vital link in the Inter-American Highway."

Box: 1 Fold: 99 Thatcher Ferry Bridge
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Thatcher Ferry Bridge from the West Bank of the Canal, looking toward Balboa. This bridge links the two parts of Panama into one."

Box: 1 Fold: 100 Balboa, Canal Zone
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Balboa, Canal Zone."

Box: 1 Fold: 101 Balboa, Canal Zone
1969?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph (postcard): "Balboa, Canal Zone, as seen from Ancon Hill looking toward the Canal. The town of Diablo is at the far right."

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